Philip C. Ordway is the Managing Principal & Portfolio Manager of Anabatic Investment Partners LLC. Previously, Mr. Ordway was a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC, which he joined as an Investment Analyst in April 2007 and where he was responsible for analysis and asset selection across various industries. He also previously worked as an Analyst in Structured Corporate Finance with Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. Mr. Ordway earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2007 and his B.S. in Education and Social Policy and Economics from Northwestern University in 2002.
Students enrolled in the Asset Management Practicum's (AMP) sequence of courses participate in managing a portion of the Kellogg School's endowment. Across five different portfolios, the Practicum manages around $19.5 million in total. In the practicum students will rotate across roles of industry analysts and portfolio managers. The AMP courses provides weekly exposure to leading asset management practitioners. Students must take two of the three AMP courses: FINC-456, FINC-457 and FINC-458. AMP requires students to have taken either FINC 431 Finance II or FINC 440 Accelerated Corporate Finance before enrolling in the Practicum. Practicum students have the following additional requirements. Prior to, or during their first quarter of the Practicum, students must have taken or be simultaneously enrolled in one of the following classes: FINC 442 (Financial Decisions); FINC 444 (Value Investing); FINC 448 (M&As, LBOs and Corporate Restructuring); FINC 477 (Global Entrepreneurial Finance), ACCT 451 (Financial Reporting and Analysis) or ACCT 452 (Issues in Financial Reporting). Before their graduation: AMP students must take either FINC-450 (Capital Markets) or FINC-465 (Derivative Markets I). Some of these co-requisites can be waived based on a student's background.